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Life and a river goes on


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I am a little disappointed just now. You may remember, though it seems I paused quite a long time ago, that I was doing some of the evening lectures at Moore Theological College. Well, I have been intending to pick those up again, but I have done all of the subjects on rotation at the

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Only the lonely


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Here is a link to add to whatever sort of collection of musings about loneliness you may or may not have (I thought I had one but it seems that till now I didn’t). It is written by Stephen Fry, who made an “attempt at self-slaughter” last year, and describes what would seem to be

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How not to be alone


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I’m a little behind on this one, but recently Jonathan Safran Foer (whose novels are still on my list) gave the Commencement Address at Middlebury College. And this article is a portion of it. Here’s a little piece of the article: Most of the time, most people are not crying in public, but everyone is

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Being single – a sermon


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We’re currently having a short sermon series at my church on relationships. The first week was Being Human, the second Being Married, and last Sunday evening was Being Single. Our Senior Minister is in the unusual position of having been single until he was 40, so he has heard all the things single people hear

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The five key tasks of friendship


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I really enjoyed the two evenings I went to during the week, firstly on Ten Things I’ve Learned about Life, from two women at my church, and then on Staying Emotionally Connected in Marriage, with Keith and Sarah Condie. The first one included two women’s personal testimonies about their own lives, so I won’t blog

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